Posts Tagged ‘Elderly’

“Rheumatoid Arthritis sufferer gets relief, support” (Laurence Stacey)

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

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………………..autumn arrives
………………..less subtle
………………..than last year
………………..the time it takes my father
………………..to stand up

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Headlines:

“Rheumatoid Arthritis sufferer gets relief, support” (The Record)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Care homes forcing elderly to have feeding tubes fitted” (Zofia Barisas)

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

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his pleading eyes
the nurse’s
averted face

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Headlines:

“Care homes forcing elderly to have feeding tubes fitted” (The Guardian)

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Poem by Zofia Barisas (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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